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Homicide

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  • Indianapolis gets federal help to combat violence in city

    Law enforcement officials are taking a page from the nation's largest cities as they work to reduce violence in Indianapolis. The city has seen the number of homicides jump from 96 in 2012 to 135 last year. Many of the suspects in those cases have...
  • Key events in path to trial for Colorado theater shooter

    Key dates in the life of James Holmes, on trial in the 2012 Colorado theater shooting: Dec. 13, 1987 — Holmes is born in San Diego County, California, to Robert and Arlene Holmes. 2006 — Graduates from Westview High School in San Diego....
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Magnitude 6.7 aftershock hits Nepal, sparking panic a day after deadly quake A powerful aftershock shook Nepal on Sunday, making buildings sway and sending panicked Kathmandu residents running into the streets a day after a massive earthquake left at...
  • March on Baltimore: 'All night, all day, we will fight for Freddie Gray'

    A day of mostly peaceful demonstrations against the death of Freddie Gray turned confrontational as dark fell over Baltimore Saturday evening, as protesters blocked traffic near the Inner Harbor, smashed police car windows and shouted, "Killers!" at...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

    Nearly 1,400 die in powerful Nepal quake that rips cities, crumbles history and shakes Everest Tens of thousands of people were spending the night in the open under a chilly and thunderous sky after a powerful earthquake devastated Nepal on Saturday,...
  • Woman charged with murder in death of newborn at work

     A young office worker put her newborn son into a sealed plastic bag and hid him in a desk drawer after giving birth in a toilet stall at a Redford business, authorities revealed Friday at the woman's arraignment on murder and child abuse charges....
  • Hate crime suspected in killing of 18-year-old man; three arrested in Jupiter

    Hate crime suspected in killing of 18-year-old man; three arrested in Jupiter
    Three young men have been arrested on murder charges in last weekend's beating death of an 18-year-old man in Jupiter. And investigators suspect the slain man was attacked because of his ethnicity, police said Saturday. The April 18 murder of Onesimo...
  • Autopsy: Indiana University student died from head injuries

    A coroner said Saturday that an Indiana University student found dead in a rural area hours before she was reported missing had been fatally beaten in the head with an unknown weapon. Authorities, meanwhile, were holding a southern Indiana man on a...
  • Teen's life celebrated on anniversary of prom-day stabbing

    The life of a 16-year-old girl stabbed to death at a Connecticut school a year ago on the day of prom was celebrated Saturday by hundreds of people with a road race, fried food and live music. Wearing shirts in Maren Sanchez's favorite color of purple,...
  • Another condemned Ala inmate claiming innocence

    Anthony Ray Hinton, who spent 28 years on Alabama's death row for two murders despite his claims of innocence, walked free earlier this month after prosecutors admitted they couldn't prove his guilt. Another inmate who maintains he was wrongly...
  • Boy, 14, accused of killing two men came from troubled home, records show

    Boy, 14, accused of killing two men came from troubled home, records show
    The boy's mother was arrested more than 25 times on charges including fraud, theft, drugs and prostitution. He was entrusted to the care of his grandmother, who got drunk and angry most nights at their West Boynton Beach home, he and his family...